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Mari-Tech 2021

We are delighted to announce that Babcock will be exhibiting at Mari-Tech 2021, which will take place virtually from April 27th to April 29th.

Mari-Tech, a premier event for the marine engineering community in Canada, is hosted by  the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering (CIMarR). The annual event, dates back to 1976 and is put on by CIMarE’s Atlantic Branch.

The Mari-Tech 2021 Virtual Conference & Exhibition will highlight the industry’s hot topics in a series of keynote and technical presentations by distinguished experts from the public and private sector.

Allowing for a virtual environment where you can visualize, create and discuss issues facing marine professionals with some of the most imaginative and strategic minds in the industry. This year’s conference theme, Vision, Innovation and Trending in the Marine Sector, challenges marine engineering to look forward at coming innovations in fuels, propulsion systems, controls and more.

Connect with hundreds of leading professionals from across the world, including:

  • Industry leaders and senior management from the private sector
  • Government policy-makers (federal, territorial and provincial)
  • Innovators and consulting firms
  • Academics
  • Communications and government relations professionals
  • Young professionals and the next generation of marine engineers

Since 2008, Babcock and its partners have been proud supporters of Canada’s marine industry. For over 12 years, Babcock has delivered on a variety of services for Canada’s fleet of Victoria-Class submarine’s, including program management, design and engineering, material management and production support.

When: April 27-29th

Where: Virtual Conference & Exhibition

Register here: How to register – Mari-Tech Conference | VIRTUAL April 27 to 29, 2021 (

Featured Speakers

Babcock is excited to announce that Thomas Clapton, Group Technology Development Manager and Grant Williamson, Senior Electrical Engineer for Energy and Marine, will both be featured speakers at the virtual conference and exhibition.

Join Grant and Tom, as they explore the growing impact of Low Carbon Fuel in the marine sector. This talk with touch on the application of low carbon fuels and renewable energy today, current capability and the potential impacts for future ship building. It will also highlight the key role of legislation and the necessary global approach for its success.

Tom Clapton, Technology Development Manager

Tom Clapton is a Technology Development Manager at Babcock International Group, an Incorporated Engineer, and Member of the IMechE. Tom has experience in delivering technology implementation programmes across sustainability, heavy equipment and defence industries. His current role within Babcock’s Group Innovation and Technology team is to manage programs to assess and implement Asset Digitisation and Low Carbon technologies across Defence, Aviation and Civil Nuclear markets. He is currently leading a number of collaborative activities to digitise Babcock’s assets and assess the performance of Fuel Cells and Batteries for Maritime applications.

Grant Williamson, Senior Electrical Engineer

Grant Williamson is a Senior Electrical Engineer at Babcock International group and a chartered electrical engineer working in the marine industry in the UK. He has worked at Babcock for 14 years as an integrator focusing on complex projects at all stages from concept through to delivery. As well as building complex equipment, Grant has been involved in the design of several ships focusing on propulsion, generation and load schedules. Current projects include concept work on the integration for fuel cells and batteries into marine vessels. He has a passion for understanding the future of low carbon shipping.

When: April 28th from 15:15 – 15:45 EST

For more information on Babcock’s participation at Mari-Tech or to schedule a virtual meeting with Babcock please contact:

Holly Moroney